Period
to 15 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Amazon EC2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon EC2 over the 6 months to 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 278 294
Rank change year-on-year +112 +16 +1
Contract jobs citing Amazon EC2 14 39 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.33% 0.50%
As % of the Cloud Services category 1.26% 1.21% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 42
Median daily rate £500 £588 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +17.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £291 £436 £400
90th Percentile £566 £686 £636
England median daily rate £530 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -3.64% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £16.00 -
England median hourly rate - £16.00 -

Amazon EC2 is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,109 3,226 3,774
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 25.90% 27.36% 23.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 2,107 2,422
Median daily rate £460 £462 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.38% -2.79% +8.57%
10th Percentile £278 £236 £285
90th Percentile £625 £619 £613
England median daily rate £488 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 60
Median hourly rate £21.78 £22.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.02% +27.54% +7.81%
10th Percentile £10.22 £14.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £61.02 £82.50 £60.38
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -2.78%

Amazon EC2
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Amazon EC2 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Amazon EC2 in the South East over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Amazon EC2 in the South East

Amazon EC2
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon EC2 within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +62 8 £431 -21.59% 2
Thames Valley +80 3 £500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +34 2 £500 +26.98%
West Sussex +29 2 £444 -33.02% 1
Berkshire +72 1 £663 +17.78%
Hampshire +47 1 - -
Amazon EC2
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon EC2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Amazon EC2.

1 14 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (85.71%) Serverless
3 11 (78.57%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (71.43%) Amazon ECS
5 9 (64.29%) DevOps
6 8 (57.14%) Terraform
6 8 (57.14%) Python
7 7 (50.00%) Linux
7 7 (50.00%) Docker
7 7 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
8 6 (42.86%) Web Services
8 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
8 6 (42.86%) Node.js
9 5 (35.71%) Open Source
9 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
9 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
9 5 (35.71%) Windows
9 5 (35.71%) Scrum
9 5 (35.71%) React Native
9 5 (35.71%) ES6
9 5 (35.71%) Amazon EKS
10 4 (28.57%) React
10 4 (28.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (28.57%) Packer
10 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
10 4 (28.57%) REST
10 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
11 3 (21.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS

Amazon EC2
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) Confluence
1 3 (21.43%) Drupal
2 2 (14.29%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 14 (100.00%) AWS
2 12 (85.71%) Serverless
3 11 (78.57%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (71.43%) Amazon ECS
5 7 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon EKS
6 5 (35.71%) Amazon S3
7 4 (28.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 2 (14.29%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (14.29%) AWS CodePipeline
9 2 (14.29%) AWS Fargate
9 2 (14.29%) GitHub
10 1 (7.14%) AWS CodeBuild
10 1 (7.14%) AWS CodeDeploy
10 1 (7.14%) Azure
10 1 (7.14%) CloudFront
10 1 (7.14%) Office 365
10 1 (7.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (14.29%) MariaDB
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (21.43%) Gradle
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) AWS Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) React Developer
4 3 (21.43%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Node.js Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) AWS Architect
5 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (7.14%) AWS Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) Node.js
1 6 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) React Native
3 4 (28.57%) React
3 4 (28.57%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) Lambda Expressions
4 1 (7.14%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Open Source
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Information Security
5 1 (7.14%) Internal Audit
5 1 (7.14%) JVM Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Security Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 5 (35.71%) ES6
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Korn
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) AWS Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (7.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Terraform
2 6 (42.86%) Kubernetes
3 4 (28.57%) Packer
4 3 (21.43%) Puppet
5 2 (14.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft